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Friday, Feb 2, 2018

Website Provides Life-Changing Connections

Website Provides Life-Changing Connections

Two people determined to help those affected by the Thomas fire and Montecito mudslides used their skills to connect those who needed help to the people who had things to give.

Saturday, Dec 23, 2017

Clinic Is a Blessing for Underprivileged Families

Clinic Is a Blessing for Underprivileged Families

Eighteen years ago, a health care worker got a call to help start a small toy giveaway. Today that effort has grown into a huge toy drive helping dozens of families in need during the holidays.

Friday, Dec 15, 2017

CHP Officer Saves Life of Woman About to Jump the Freeway

CHP Officer Saves Life of Woman About to Jump the Freeway

A California Highway Patrol officer made a split-second decision that saved the life of a woman who was threatening to jump from a Pasadena overpass with her dog.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

A great salute to the men and women battling fires and saving lives, all the emergency responders, firefighters, police officers, medical responders and members of the community who have helped each other.

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017

Girl's Christmas Tree Wish Comes True, Thanks to Deputies

Girl's Christmas Tree Wish Comes True, Thanks to Deputies

An 11-year-old Lynwood girl wrote a letter asking only for a Christmas Tree for her family. She waited outside her home for four days, hoping for someone who could help. Her wish was eventually answered by...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017

Woman Searches Shelters to Save Neglected Animals

Woman Searches Shelters to Save Neglected Animals

An Encino woman searches animal shelters for the dogs no one wants, the broken animals in need of the most urgent medical and emotional care. Such animals have little chance of being adopted and it takes...

Saturday, Oct 28, 2017

11-Year-Old Girl Meets Officer Who Saved Her Life

11-Year-Old Girl Meets Officer Who Saved Her Life

An 11-year-old girl reunited with the police officer who saved her life when she was a baby. The man she calls her hero has inspired her to one day become a nurse.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017

EMT Rescues Animals After Hurricane Harvey

EMT Rescues Animals After Hurricane Harvey

As an emergency medical technician at Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Bryce Trevett has devoted his life to helping others -- whether it's in the hospital emergency room, or on a jet ski out on the ocean.

Friday, Sep 29, 2017

Heroic Actions of Sheriff's Deputy Save Woman's Life

Heroic Actions of Sheriff's Deputy Save Woman's Life

A woman is thanking a Riverside County Sheriff's deputy for using CPR to save her life after she was found not breathing inside her home.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Good Samaritans Recognized for Pulling Man From Burning Van

Good Samaritans Recognized for Pulling Man From Burning Van

Two Torrance warehouse workers helped an unconscious elderly man get out of a van after it caught fire last year.

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